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R&Q to grow U.S. insurer Accredited with reinsurance backing

19th January 2017

Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. (R&Q) is set to grow its Florida domiciled U.S. domestic insurer Accredited Surety and Casualty Company, Inc. with the help of backing from Lloyd's of London and global reinsurance players. Today, R&Q has announced the completion of an arrangement with Cinium Financial Services Corp., a ... Read the full article

Compre in second run-off acquisition of 2017 with Swiss Re

18th January 2017

Independent insurance and reinsurance legacy specialist, Compre, has announced its second acquisition of the year, providing a legacy solution to global reinsurer Swiss Re. Compre announced earlier this month that it had acquired the run-off re/insurance business of the UK branch of AG Insurance SA, and now the legacy specialist has announced its ... Read the full article

Enstar completes reinsurance of QBE’s legacy business

12th January 2017

Bermuda-based legacy and run-off insurance and reinsurance specialist Enstar Group has closed on its previously announced transaction that sees it reinsure a legacy book for QBE Insurance Group Limited. The deal saw Enstar reinsure the legacy multi-line property and casualty business of QBE, enabling the insurer to achieve finality on those ... Read the full article

$510m run-off startup Premia launches with Arch & Kelso backing

9th January 2017

Premia Holdings Ltd., a new Bermuda-based property & casualty insurance and reinsurance run-off group, has launched today after a $510 million initial capital raise and with backing from Arch Capital and Kelso & Company. Premia Re has been founded by industry veteran and former ACE / Chubb chief reinsurance officer Bill ... Read the full article

Compre acquires UK run-off re/insurance business of AG Insurance SA

6th January 2017

Independent insurance and reinsurance legacy specialist Compre has today announced its decision to purchase all of the run-off insurance and reinsurance business of the UK branch of AG Insurance SA for an undisclosed sum. The transaction is structured as a loss portfolio transfer and is awaiting relevant approvals in Belgium, Finland ... Read the full article

Enstar in $91.5m legacy asbestos & environmental liability acquisition

2nd January 2017

Bermuda based insurance, reinsurance and run-off specialist Enstar Group has made a $91.5 million acquisition of Dana Companies, LLC for its legacy asbestos and environmental liabilities. Dana Companies was part of Dana Incorporated, a world leading supplier of highly engineered drivetrain, sealing, and thermal-management technologies for vehicles. As a result of its ... Read the full article

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